A Study on English Vocabulary Learning Strategies Used by Chinese College Students

Gang XU


This article is a study on the learning strategies of English vocabulary used by Chinese College English learners. The study is to draw on related theories as well as a case study to ascertain the strategies that are useful for Chinese college students in particular. Due to their large percentage as ESL learners, the study will illuminate the strategies that may be conductive to learning English vocabulary in general. The participants in the study are 119 fourth-year students from Inner Mongolian University for nationalities, China. For data collection, the study applies a vocabulary test and a vocabulary learning strategy questionnaire. And ANOVA is employed for data analysis. The result of the study shows the effecive vocabulary learning strategies of the Chinese college students.


L2 vocabulary; Chinese college students; Strategies; Frequency of use; Usefulness

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